Proterato (Eratoena) sulcifera   Sowerby,  1832 (Sea Snail)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order:Littorinimorpha
Family:Triviidae

Description
Size: 5 mm.

Color: White or pale green, sometimes with three obscure bands or a coalescent dorsal notch, usually spotted with pink.

Ovate, finely granulate.

Synonym (s)
Erato nana Sowerby II, 1859
Erato schmeltziana Crosse, 1867
Erato sulcifera Sowerby II, 1832
Proterato capensis Schilder, 1933
Proterato sulcifera Sowerby II, 1832

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • OBIS Indo-Pacific molluscan database Available at - http://clade.ansp.org/obis/find_mollusk.html
  • Tikadar, BK; Daniel, A and Subbarao, NV (1986) Sea shore animals of Andaman and Nicobar Islands The Director, ZSI, Kolkatta 188 Available at - ZSI, Pune
  • Wilson, B; Wilson, C and Baker, P (1993) Australian marine shells 1 1-408 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Des Beechey (2008) The Seashells of New South Wales Available at - http://seashellsofnsw.org.au/
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org

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